Serial driver problems with 2.1.1xx

Richard Gooch (Richard.Gooch@atnf.CSIRO.AU)
Tue, 28 Jul 1998 22:01:39 +1000

Last week I wrote:

> Hi, all. I've noticed a problem with 2.1.109 and 2.1.111-pre1 where
> setserial hangs while frobbing the serial port. Under 2.1.111-pre1 it
> doesn't always hang (I haven't tested long enough under 2.1.109 to see
> if it sometimes doesn't hang), but at least half the time it hangs.
> It appears the process is hanging during the close(2). Furthermore,
> the hanged process is in the running state.
> I'm running setserial-2.14.

I've just tried 2.1.112-pre2 on this machine (P200/MMX, UP kernel) and
get the same hanging problems. Is anyone chasing this problem?



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